St Michael & St Felix, Rumburgh

Aircraft crash site

Object Number - UPL 15147 - Parish Church of Rumburgh, St Michael & St Felix.

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Detailed History

In the church there is a plaque erected by the people of Rumburgh to commemorate the crew of B24 "Nature's Nymph," 42-51116. The Bomber was of the 446th Bomb Group, 705th Bomb Squadron. It crashed on 7 June 1944, returning from a mission at Alencon, northwestern France. The plaque is not quite accurate; one crewmember who died is not named, and at least one name is misspelled.

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18165381
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39414451
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19101420 / O-701013
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35697455
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Nature's Nymph
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron

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Date17 Apr 2015 16:51:28
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